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Man convicted in March 2016 homicide

Updated: Sep. 1, 2017 at 4:51 PM EDT
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Keith Mario Reed (Source: LMDC)
Keith Mario Reed (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man has been convicted a the March 2016 homicide in the California neighborhood.

Keith Mario Reed was convicted this week of the murder of Bryon Knott on March 24, 2016.

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LMPD said Reed stabbed Knott on the 2000 block of Garland Avenue. An arrest report stated that Keith Mario Reed, 53, got into a physical altercation involving weapons with an acquaintance. Police said Reed retrieved a bat from his home but the victim was able to take it away from Reed and discard it.

LMPD said Reed then went back into his home, returned with a knife and stabbed the victim.

Deputy Coroner Jim Wesley said Knott died from a single stab wound to the chest after being taken to University Hospital.

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